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Genus information

Eupathithrips Bagnall, 1908: 203. Type species Eupathithrips dentipes Bagnall, 1908, by monotypy.

Heterothrips Buffa, 1908: 123. Type species Heterothrips silvestrii Buffa, 1908, by monotypy. Synonym by Priesner, 1949.

Polyommatothrips Buffa, 1909: 157. Replacement name for Heterothrips Buffa nec Heterothrips Hood, 1908.

Biology and Distribution

Neotropical genus of fungus-feeding species.


Bagnall RS (1908) On some new genera and species of Thysanoptera. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland 3: 183–217.

Buffa P (1908) Tisanotteri nuovi. (Nota preliminare). Redia 5: 123-125.

Buffa P (1909) I Tisanotteri esotici esistenti nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova. Redia 5: 157-172.


Eupathithrips affinis Bagnall, 1915

Eupathithrips atripes Hood, 1950

Eupathithrips dentipes Bagnall, 1908

Eupathithrips meizon Hood, 1955

Eupathithrips panscopus Hood, 1938

Eupathithrips silvestrii (Buffa, 1908)